So you want to know "Where are the best restaurants for outdoor dining?" From porches to patios and waterfront dining, it's time to grab your sunscreen, sunglasses and enjoy opportunities for dining al fresco. Discover 10 of the best restaurants in Seattle Southside with outdoor seating.

Top 10 Places for Dining Outside in Seattle Southside:


Anthony's HomePort

Anthony's HomePort patio and flowers looking out over marina

Overlook the Des Moines Marina while you enjoy a signature steak or seafood dish at Anthony’s Home Port. Take in a four-course sunset dinner Monday through Friday or Happy Hour daily from 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close.
421 South 227th Street, Des Moines, WA


Bahama Breeze

Bahama Breeze

Need a vacation but don’t have the time? Just head down to Bahama Breeze! Sample the Paella, Bahamian Grilled Chicken Kabobs, Cuba Libra Shrimp Salad and one of their many signature drinks, like the new spicy mango mojito, and float away to paradise in their open-air patio.
15700 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila, WA


Duke's Chowder House

Duke's Chowder House Menu Items

Visit one of the restaurants the Pacific Northwest is known for – Duke’s Chowder House. Famous for its award-winning chowders and outdoor dining, Duke’s offers everything from chowder to wild Alaskan salmon. Don’t like seafood? Don’t worry! Try the Meyer Range Angus beef burgers.
240 West Kent Station Street, Kent, WA
757 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA


Odin Brewing Co.

odin brewing company

Craft beer, hearty meats, and fresh air...what more could you ask for? Enjoy the greatest selection of craft beer and smoked meats in Seattle Southside at this Viking-inspired brewery. There's plenty of outdoor seating at their location right across from Westfield Southcenter. Skal!
402 Baker Blvd., Tukwila, WA


Joey Southcenter

cocktails lined up on table

Have a crowd with you? Head to JOEY Southcenter! Located just outside of the entrance of Westfield Southcenter, Joey has a great variety of delicious cocktails, fresh and delicious food, and perhaps the largest outdoor patio in Seattle Southside. Catch some sun and enjoy all the people-watching opportunities as you enjoy a fresh sushi roll and signature sangria. 
758 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA


Dee Des Moines Thai Cuisine

Thai Cuisine multiple dishes

Looking for Asian flair? Try Dee Des Moines Thai Cuisine. You can sample one of the many dishes that blend Thai culture, flavor and history, including the Duck Curry, Holy Thai Basil on the Beach, Crescent Moon Mussels, as well as all of the Thai food staples you enjoy.
21630 7th Place South, Des Moines, WA


Salty's at Redondo Beach***

Family of four dining on the deck overlooking Puget Sound at Salty's Redondo Beach

Try the award-winning seafood at Salty’s at Redondo Beach while overlooking the Puget Sound, Maury Island and the Olympic Mountains – a meal does not get more tranquil than this! Aside from the Alaskan salmon, Dungeness crab, Maine lobsters, USDA prime aged steaks and more, you can also take in a leisurely Sunday brunch that many say is the best in the region.
28201 Redondo Beach Drive South, Des Moines, WA

***As of this writing, Salty's at Redondo is closed due to the pandemic.

The Habit Burger Grill

fries and burgers on tray

There's nothing like a Charburger under the sun! The Habit Burger Grill is the place to be for casual dining, charbroiled burgers, and thick milkshakes. They also happen to have one of the best patios in Tukwila! 
17025 Southcenter Pkwy, Tukwila, WA


Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge


For a peaceful meal surrounded by trees and water, head to Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge. Enjoy farm-fresh meals of local and regional bounty. Feast on Hawaiian Blue Prawns, Hand-Crafted Cherry-Pistachio Sausage or a slab of organic Grass-Finished Beef. If it starts to get chilly on the terrace order the Hot Chocolate Pot for Two for a delectable dessert.
18525 36 Ave. South, SeaTac, WA 


The Quarterdeck

aerial view of backyard and patio

Even though The Quarterdeck does not offer food, they still make this list because they encourage all to bring food, buy a drink, and enjoy the sunshine along Des Moines Marina in their backyard! Wine just tastes better with a breath of fresh air from the Puget Sound. Don't sleep on The Quarterdeck!
2307 Dock Ave S #1,Des Moines, WA